• Short Summary

    Quins are born in Aberdeen, South Dakota - President Kennedy congratulates the parents.

  • Description

    Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Mother and Father and the Quints All Doing Fine'.

    GV. Main street of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Various shots of the signs around town welcoming the new American quins. GV. Farm which was the home of the Fischer family, the parents of the new quintuplets. LS. Three cows in field. LS. The farm. GV. Front of Sacred Heart School in Aberdeen. Various shots of Mr Andrew Fischer collecting his other children from school. GV. St. Luke's Hospital where the babies are delivered. Various shots of Dr James Berbos, who delivered the babies, talking to the press on the progress of the new arrivals. CU. Mr Andrew Fischer, the father of the babies. MS. Mr Fischer talking to press. Various shots of Mrs Fischer, babies mother, being pushed in a wheelchair to meet the press with her husband behind her. Various shots of the babies being kept in incubators in St. Luke's nursery. Babies are fed through tubes until they reach a good strength. MS. Mrs Fischer seated in bed. CU. Telegram from American President Kennedy congratulating her.


    Date found in the old record - 19/09/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:24:00 / 01:47:42:00
    UN 3796 D

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